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Show field handles on control panel

As someone relatively new to Craft I'm constantly switching between a content type and /admin/settings/fields so that I can see the handles for that content type. It just occurred to me that it would ...
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Apply inline styles to selected text in Redactor

I'm aware, that this question is a little bit out of scope to Craft, but It relates, when redactor is part of Craft. I was playing around and I must tell, that it's horrible to create a text with ...
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Why might the admin panel's font 404?

The admin panel's icon font refuses to load, throwing a 404 along with the full body of the font file. The result looks like this: I don't know nginx well, but we recently added a change to the ...
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Trigger Task Status Icon

I have a plugin that starts a task and subtasks from a CP widget AJAX call. The tasks are running without a hitch, but for some reason on production, the icon does not appear when the tasks start ...
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Unable to create a “Single” entry

I haven't made a new single in a few years, it seems. Now when I try to create one, there is no option to do so. Normally, the New Entry button seems to be split, with the left part directly creating ...
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Craft incredibly slow site performance

I am experiencing incredibly slow site performance. This extends to loading the control panel (/dashboard, /login). This only happens when I put the site on to my hosting, locally using MAMP it runs ...
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Control Panel Date Format

I am based in the UK Where we format dates for 17th May 2018 like so: 17/5/18 Is it possible for the Craft Control Panel to use a specified format when listing entries' post date / expiry date etc?
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Filter entries in the CP based on custom permission

We started a new project, a website that lists products based on regions (for example US and Europe). We have all products in 1 channel (to make it dynamic to add more regions later on) and have a ...
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Commerce Orders Search Bug in CP?

I'm trying to figure out how searching for Commerce Orders in the CP works. I've run some tests searching against the following fields: Shipping Business Name Billing Business Name Shipping Method ...
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Control panel field name & instructions translations

I've installed a Craft Pro site with 3 locales: Dutch, French & English, but the people who are going to input data will speak those languages too, so I need to translate the instructions field in ...
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Restrict entry editing to category / topic

How can I implement security which allows members to only publish an entry in an assigned category / topic? Example: The site is a business directory. Business listings are published in cities: New ...
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On Entry Creation Redirect

Is it possible to redirect a certain user type to the entry front-end page once they click on Save from the CP?
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Blank entry page in CP

I set a matrix block field for a blog's channel and when I try to create a new entry, It is empty But if I change the matrix field with another field, it works. Anyone have an idea? Thanks in ...
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Plugin removed, can't get rid of its data | Control Panel JS

I was using the Control Panel JS plugin, and I entered some erroneous JavaScript that caused it to break the control panel. I then deleted its row in the plug-ins table in the database, and all ...
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Cannot access email section of settings

I somehow can't access the email section of settings; /admin/settings/email Argument 1 passed to craft\helpers\MailerHelper::createTransportAdapter() must be of the type string, null given, called in ...
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Favicon in Control Panel

I'd like to add my site's favicon to the admin part of the site. I tried to do this using the "Site icon" option under general settings. That adds the icon to the sidebar but not as a favicon. The ...
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Possible to redirect elsewhere after saving an entry?

I'm editing an entry in the CP... mysite.com/admin/entries/mySection/33-my-awesome-entry Now when I save this entry, it will redirect me back to the entry index page. However, I'd like to override ...
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Sharing files with logged-in users

Our client is a builder and they need a way for their contractors to login and upload/download documents about each build (plans, building consents, information etc). They (the builder) also need a ...
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Disabling the target=“_blank” on admin site title link

I'm looking to hook into this somehow to adjust the title home page link in the top left corner of the admin pages to stop opening in a new tab. Anyone have any good solutions for removing the target="...
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Admin CSS missing from hosted site

The development site works locally, but on a live hosted server the admin CSS is missing. The admin JS shows up. The public-facing site works fine on the live server and I can log in to the admin area,...
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Entries form in control panel won't display if I have a Matrix field enabled

I'm new to Craft, and have a local installation of version 2.6.2789 I have created a section with its own field layout. Everytime I enable a matrix field in the field layout, the section entry form ...
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How to add assets field to control panel plugin template

So, a date field can be added to a plugin template within the control panel using: {% from "_includes/forms" import date %} {{ date({ id: 'fields-invoiceDate', name: 'fields[...
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Filter entries in CP by Author

How can you filter entries in the CP by Author? I assumed entering something like author:tdavis (where tdavis is my username) would do it, but no results returned. I also tried substituting id for ...
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Restrict control panel by ip address?

Has anyone ever limited access to Craft's back-end via ip address? What paths should I limit if I'm wanting to ensure only certain ip addresses can post updates? Thanks!
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Forgot password URL in email returns an error

When hitting the "forgot password" link on the CP login form, an email is sent but the URL provided returns "Bad Request Param "id" doesn't exist." Is this a bug or have I done something silly? ...
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On Craft Client, what does the client account get?

A definitive description of the client account would be useful for this. What does a client account get? For example, can they clear the cache? I know I can login and find this out myself, but it ...
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Missing javascript .map files

When I view the browser console whilst viewing the Dashboard for instance, I get a whole load of 404s for Javascript .map files. For example on a fresh update to v2.3 I get this lot reported as ...
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What do the values in /admin/utils/phpinfo mean?

When two values are displayed for PHP Info, what does that mean? For example, Why the two values?
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How to reference the current entry via twig in the control panel?

I'm trying to write a general use plugin for a calculation fieldtype that evaluates a twig expression (defined in the field settings) to display additional information about the current record in the ...
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Author list limited to first 100 when assigning to entry?

We have more than 100 authors in a user group, but when selecting an author for an entry, only the first 100 are listed in the (a-z) dropdown. Whats the best way to display them all (or up the ...
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Getting redirected to login page on every other CP request when using Vagrant

I'm developing on a Virtual Box on a Mac, and every time I log into the CP, I can log in successfully and click on one (maybe two) links before getting redirected to login again. I tested this on a ...
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How to I set the location folder of Control Panel resources?

I'm trying to use the ./craft clear-caches/all CLI command. Everything is working fine, except that I always get this error: Error clearing cache Control Panel resources: Unable to clear Control ...
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Add a button to the entry edit screen via plugin

I would like to add a button to the edit entry screen, only for already saved entries, alongside the "Share" button. When clicked, I'd like to call my plugin's controller action and post the entry ID....
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Craft Panel Structure Duplication Issue

Having a weird issue here. I have a structure field inside my section on my panel which is divided up by headings. The issue I'm having is that when I try to collapse a heading via the panel, it ...
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Unknown error in users section, after importing sql dump. Need help understanding logs

I am new to craftcms, and have installed a fresh copy. I am trying to create a lab version of our company's website. I installed the fresh install, then I imported the database from sql_dump file, ...
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Assign user group to group of entries

In the CP, is it possible to assign a user group to selected entries within a section. For example, say I have a section called Events. Within that section I have a fieldType called company. Can I ...
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How to duplicate an element type model with content?

Duplicating models is easy if you do it from the edit view, where you can just omit the ID and pass it along to save(). But how would I go about doing that programmatically without having a POST ...
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Changing the asset url for the Control Panel

I'm attempting to get the Control Panel assets to load from a CDN instead of locally from Craft. Going through the config options here and here I can't seem to find a way to change the asset URL. Is ...
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Control Panel, sorting issue

i am new to craft. Is there a connection between the control panel sorting setting for structure entries and the template output. {% set entries = craft.entries.section('projects') %} Changing sort ...
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Moved from dev to prod server, admin page blank

I have a dev server (sandbox.site.com) and a prod server (www.site.com). I copied over the contents from sandbox to dev using cp -r. Loading up my website on the production site looks fine. Everything ...
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Separate time settings from user locale?

I would like to render the DateTime fields in the backend with european time format, even though the user I'm logged in with is set to English/US. Is this possible?
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How to add a custom tab in the user editing page

I try to add a custom tab to user account editing page, but there is only one default tab called 'profile' to use and we are not allowed to add another tab there. I am just wondering if this is the ...
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Entries not being searched in the control panel

I have a 'person' channel that does away with the title field and instead uses custom fields like so {lastName}, {firstName}. However, I've noticed that when I'm looking at the entries listing in the ...
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'Create a new entry' CP is blank if matrix field exists

I set up an matrix field and put it into section type. If I am trying to create new entry a kind of broken 'Create a new entry' CP is shown up. Only title 'Create a new entry' and an broken 'save' ...
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CP entry instructions on multiple lines

I would like to make instruction field info on multiple lines in CP to improve legibility. You can make a line return when you input the field instructions but it does not work.
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CP Session expires after short time

Our Craft installation is now working on the Production Cloud-Server, except that if I'm logged in the CP, after maybe 30 sec the login-modal pops up and says that the session has expired. If I just ...
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Locale Global section in CP bringing back page can not be found

I've been asked about doing a Russian version of a website. I've set up a new locale in the Locale settings, as well as an ru/ folder with index.php and .htaccess. Adding a news story in Russian works ...
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Saving entry in back-end with extreme delay

When making any kind of POST to the back-end of my craft install, the server will essentially hang for a significant delay each time. I have researched related issues and have disabled all plugins ...
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Page breaks when editing a field

I'm suddenly having issues with multiple Craft builds on my local dev environment. Basically, everything else is working fine but when I edit a field the page breaks. It appears to only be displaying ...
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Prevent redirecting to the control panel from a URI of “/login” when logged in

I have a top level page that needs the URL of "/login/". It has nothing to do with an actual Craft login. If I have a logged-in session, that url redirects me to the dashboard (via UsersController-&...

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